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coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> feeding the hungry and homeless. they are seeing more people in need of help. good evening on this thanksgiving day. i am heather holmes. >> and i am frank somerville. people who feed the homeless say the need has gone up since last year. ktvu's ken pritchett tells us how a staggering number of the people live on less than $100 a month. ken? >> reporter: right now we are outside of saint anthonys. sidewalks are clear right now. the number of meals served today is staggering, as you said, as is the outpouring of volunteers who helped. >> reporter: she has been a volunteer for more than a decade. . >> it is sad because in recent years you see there is a greater need. >> reporter: a greater need and this year as a temporary dining room is used as they build a new one. >> it is tight for everybody but we are dealing with it. >> reporter: they say in its 63 year it will serve 4,000 meals on this thanksgiving day. >> 1-3 live on $100 or less a month. 5 years ago it was 1-10. >> reporter: over at glide memorial church, a s
where a manhole blew up late this afternoon. when ktvu - when news chopper 2 first arrived, it was thought that one man was injured. but it turns out someone was hurt at another accident that happened just a couple blocks away. >>> wal-mart is just one of a list of major retailers planning to open early and stay open late to lure in black friday shoppers. rob roth is live now in oakland where protesters are hoping to disrupt the search for those holiday bargains. >> reporter: we were with the protesters when they went inside shouting their demands. the protest is part of the nationwide campaign to pressure wal-mart into paying workers more and providing better benefits. the noisy but peaceful demonstration caught shoppers offguard. >> i understand the cause so i respect it. i'm for it, so i hope they get exactly what they're asking for. >> reporter: bravo is a custodian at wal-mart. he says he lives paycheck to paycheck, earning 9.85 an hour. >> we deserve more and i believe wal-mart should pay us more. >> reporter: wal-mart says its turnover rate is lower than the national
that the stores are seeing chaos from earlier. jana katsuyama, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> a mixup at sears in downtown had shoppers mad. an employee told those lined up at the front entrance that the limited door buster tickets were given out on the other side of thening. a sign was posted but shoppers complained it was difficult to read. it was for the later four a.m. opening. >>> there was tense moments at this k-mart store in south sacramento had the doors opened six a.m. one shopper threatened to stab others for pushing his family. shoppers lined up at two, many say there should be more security. no other incidents were report. >> the retail experts say online shopping may hurt black friday turnout. a new report by a dobe is predicting that cyber sales will go up 18% and hit two billion dollars that day. this as more and more traditional brick and mortar stores are putting deals online. >> brick and mortar stores are making it less chaotic. you might have a good deal if you had a football helmet and pads and some shoppers are turned off by that. >> amazon and other stores have begun on
sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we have significant weather out there in the pacific. take a look, live storm tracker shows you rain but also the massive system. most of the activity is going to fall north of this line. so the cold front lies pretty much right now just north of the bay area proper. up towards santa rosa coming in close. what you'll see is the heavier rain showers. that's the front. it's not moving. this thing is dragging. it's going to be slow. typically a front would roll through the bay area in a few hours. it's not. it's just sitting up there. you can see heavier rain just north up towards the fountain grove area. they're getting heavy rain. we'll head out towards the park area a little further south. you have a little bit of a break there as those showers are stopping around pepper road. you go south and there's not that much activity. we take another stop. we go over to napa. showers and light drizzle all day. those showers will pick up in the next couple of hours or so. this is a slow mover so the rest of the bay area going what's the big deal. i am seeing showers
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